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Teachers all over the state and beyond are using Feed the World lessons with their students! See how other teachers are implementing this curriculum in their classrooms, learn about emerging agricultural topics and resources, and get the latest updates on our workshops and satellite activities.

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College info for your students!

May 12, 2021
Check out this interest survey to help students learn about different program options in the College of Food, Agricultural, and Environmental Sciences at the Ohio State University. Help them see the many options out there for them!

Spring planting—in the classroom!

Apr 27, 2021
It’s time to plant! Dori Hess teaches at Glenoak High School in Canton. She took advantage of our offer of corn for her students. Her school’s science club is planning to do “bucket gardens”. “We are trying to get 5 gallon buckets donated from our local hardware store and soil from a local nursery, and then we’ll plant away!” said Hess. “The …

Fermentation factory design lab

Mar 18, 2021
AP Environmental students at Cincinnati Hills Christian Academy had the opportunity to explore fermentation through a design lab, thanks to the creativity of their teacher Amy Aspenwall. “This fits perfectly in the AP curriculum because it asks students to design an experiment around multiple variables and test those variables to compare findings …

“Ear’s” looking at you, corn!

Mar 2, 2021
Mark Starkey of Western Reserve High School engaged his students with the Growing Ohio lessons as one of their first in-person activities this school year. “The anatomy of the corn plant certainly fits into agricultural education in many facets, especially plant and animal science. Corn serves as the staple crop for our state and the whole “Corn …

New Study Highlights the Environmental Benefits of Corn-Ethanol Showing a Reduction in Carbon Emissions by Almost 50 Percent

Feb 18, 2021
A new study further emphasizes the need and benefits of corn ethanol in the nation’s fuel supply. Scientists from Harvard University, Tufts University and Environmental Health & Engineering Inc., in Carbon Intensity of Corn Ethanol in the United States: State of the Science showed that corn ethanol reduces greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions by 46 …

Growing an education network

Jan 26, 2021
Farmers are feeding and fueling a growing world. They want the public to understand aspects of modern farming, and the industry needs talent to fill important jobs of the future. Ohio Corn & Wheat (OCW) realizes the critical role teachers play in helping to meet these goals. Through our education program, Feed the World, OCW has supported …

Wrestling with bacterial transformation

Jan 18, 2021
Learning involves information, action, and understanding. Erin Molden of Kettering Fairmont High School recently used a bacterial transformation lesson from Ohio Corn & Wheat-sponsored Feed the World to challenge the learning of her junior and senior Biotechnology students. Before starting the lab, Molden met with her students on a Zoom …

High hopes for short corn

Jan 6, 2021
High Hopes for Short Corn: Short-stature hybrids aim to fit fields of the future by Pamela Smith, Iowa Corn DECATUR, Ill. (DTN) — Picket fence stands of hybrid corn towering skyward could take on a different look in coming years. Suddenly, short is where it’s at, at least for Bayer Crop Science. Hybrids that are about a third to half in height …

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